The official field of runners for the Grand National is finalised in the week before the race (8th April ). Until then we'll feature the leading horses in the. The runners and riders and pinsticker tips for the biggest race in the calendar. Runners, riders, trainers and form - all the key details you need to know for Saturday's big race at Aintree. (Racecard number, horse, trainer.
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S aint Are stayed on late to take third and take a place in the National two years after finishing second to Many Clouds. L ooks bloody terrifying. Aintree Racecourse prioritises horse welfare above all else, with a raft of measures introduced over the years. A win in February's Bobbyjo Chase at Fairyhouse was one of only six runs over fences. How EVERY horse finished, plus the final results. Deputy online sports editor Ben Curtis: G ood afternoon everybody, welcome to our live coverage of Grand National Saturday. Colin Tizzard is in dreamland. Like Us On Facebook. Philip Larkin on retired race horses: L ast Smauri and Vics Canvas land together, it is Rule The World in third. Some decent runs this season including a fourth in the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over the festive period. For other inquiries, Contact Us. We just knew that barring accidents he could win a National. This marathon test of stamina could suit, although a slight worry after he was pulled up on his most recent outing in February. Leighton Aspell on his way out - aiming to become the first jockey to win GrandNational 3 times in a row. B efore that, it's the 4. Has run well in defeat since, including when third behind Don Poli in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham two years ago. Backed by Arthurs across Britain and most of Scotland, he was sent off at Runs in the blue and green colours of David Johnson, the popular owner of winner Comply or Die, who died of cancer in hotel rio vegas I would not be loving it if I had six grand on, let me tell you. Trainer's celebrations often revolve around cake and he loves a Victoria sponge. Has been dropped out since last summer. A winner and runner-up in the shorter Becher Chase over the National fences. R ogue Angel, The Last Samuri, Highland all over and up . UK Edition Scottish Sun Irish Sun Sun Bets Sun Bingo Dream Team. And yes, there's no E in this Definitly, because of a spelling mistake when the horse's original registration forms were completed. The field very string out. L ast Samuri, Morning Assembly there, Clouds is fading fast. Some of the jockeys might not get many chances at winners in the other big races, but this has the lottery element of it so it could be someone not so well known.